In the days since an ESPN editor slapped a staggeringly offensive headline atop a story about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin — "Chink in the Armor" — the outrage has mostly simmered down to a question: What the hell was he thinking? The editor, who was fired, insists that he intended no pun on Lin's ethnicity — in which case he was guilty only of being bad at his job, because absent the racist reference, the headline is so stale it's nearly senseless. Judy Chu D-Calif.
Evangelical bloggers did not like hearing the word. I asked Yvonne to tell me what Other Dreams of Freedom is about and why she wrote it. It is very popular for American Christians to be involved in anti-trafficking activism.
I would own that And I hate it. I have helped create a world of disrespect through my own actions. As feminists, we must be honest: In recent years our preference for the online world over the real one has helped foster an environment where men assume that merely admitting to abusing us is praiseworthy and requires no further action.
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Photo courtesy of the author. People say this after they have taken a grinning photo and their eyes have creased into horizontal lines. They say this because they think they look bad—because they resemble an Asian person.
We can no longer be the silent and invisible minority — we must have our voices heard, and faces seen. Dave Whelanthe owner of Wigan FC, went out on a limb while defending his appointment of Malky Mackay as the club's manager last week. According to him, it is "nothing" to call a Chinese person like myself a " chink ", or believe that "Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else ".
By Joseph J. Shepherd, Esq. Enacted into law inthe federal Defense of Marriage Act DOMA singles out lawfully married same-sex couples for unequal treatment under federal law. Legally married same-sex couples cannot avail themselves of many federal benefits, for example, take unpaid leave to care for a sick or injured spouse, receive surviving spouse benefits under social security, file joint federal taxes, or petition for immigration benefits on behalf of their partner.
Last week, San Francisco local Nick Vedovi made headlines after going on a racist and misogynist tirade towards a woman on Tinder after she apparently took too long to respond to his texts. Facebook user Kevin Tran, who knew both Vedovi and the victim, posted the exchange online and called for everyone who knew Vedovi to unfriend him. The viral post soon caused other victims to come forward claiming to have been harassed by Vedovi in the past.
I was born in Vietnam inadopted by a fantastic Kerry woman when I was six weeks old and have been in Ireland ever since. My adoptive grandfather, a native Irish speaker, taught the language to me from the age of three, so Irish was my first tongue. No one came to my aid, even on the bustling street where I was attacked.